Category Archives: Lance Armstrong

Cavendish in green as the Pyrenees loom

Mark Cavendish won his third victory in this year’s tour in dominating fashion to take the coveted maillot vert. It was another rain-soaked day inFranceand the GC favorites just wanted to stay out of harm with an epic stage in … Continue reading

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Is Contador using the Landis defense?

The more I think about the absurdity of three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador’s defense, the more laughable it becomes. Does he really expect us to believe that he just happened to eat beef, that was brought in special … Continue reading

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Riis & Saxo Bank sign Contador

Bjarne Riis made two big announcements today: Saxo Bank has agreed to stay on with Sungard as a sponsor with Specialized bikes remaining as bike sponsor. He also confirmed speculation that he has inked three-time Tour de France winner, Alberto … Continue reading

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Cavendish takes his 5th stage – Contador his 3rd Tour

I struggled with what to write about the finale of this year’s Tour de France. Even though the Tour lasts for the better part of the month, when it ends, I always feel like it went by too fast. I … Continue reading

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Cancellara wins TT – Contador to win Tour

Fabian Cancellara powered his way to an impressive win in today’s time trial besting Tony Martin by 17 seconds and Bert Grabsch by nearly two minutes. There is little question that Cancellara and Martin are the two preeminent time trialists in … Continue reading

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Schleck takes the stage – Contador likely takes the Tour

Andy Schleck and his Saxo Bank teammates threw everything they had at Alberto Contador but despite their best efforts the Spaniard was up to the task. It was a classic stage with foul weather creating a dramatic backdrop for the battle … Continue reading

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Lance Armstrong gives it a go in the Pyrenees

With a rest day looming and the contenders looking to preserve some energy for Thursday’s showdown atop the Col du Tormalet; it set up the perfect scenario for a breakaway to escape the peloton and take victory in Pau. Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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